Current Graduate Students
Iranian Studies Initiative Alumni
Leva Zand was born in 1981 in north of Iran where she spent most of her childhood. She moved to the United State in 2004 to continue her education which she had already started at Law School in Iran.
Claudia Yaghoobi was born in Tehran in 1974. She graduated from Islamic Azad University with a Master’s degree in English Language and Literature. She taught as an ESL instructor in most language schools in Tehran for 15 years and as an Assistant Professor of English Literature in Islamic Azad University for 9 years.